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The 2012 Election Circus–the Acts, the Players, the Hype

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

The Latest Scandals

Taxes: What does it matter that Gingrich released one year of his tax records? Any candidate can prep them a year in advance. Read more →

The Un-Obama

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Barack Obama’s favorability in the polls fell when he acted like himself — overexposed, hard-left in his press conferences, and boastful about legislative achievements like Obamacare and a stimulus of more than $1 trillion. Read more →

A Campaign Dictionary

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The bogeyman of the Washington insider is often a target of the Gingrich campaign, but we have as yet no definition. To be an “insider,” should the candidate have served in the federal government for, say, ten years? Read more →

Fidelity and the Presidency

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

The news media seem obsessed with the serial affairs of a younger Newt Gingrich back in the last century. Read more →

South Carolina Debate: A Perfect Distraction

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

The Race Going into South Carolina

The primary race that has just started and should still be wide open is already supposedly almost over — but still isn’t quite. Read more →

Postmodern Populism

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

Newt Gingrich soaring in the polls 90 days ago — with an inspired strategy of critiquing Obama, reprimanding the left-wing media during the debates, playing down his ego while showing mastery of the issues, and calling for an end to internecine bickering — stumbled for a while under the natural negative ads that always target the perceived front runner of the moment. Did he not expect that? Read more →

Being There–the Obama Sequel

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Rip Van Obama

President Obama went into a deep slumber in December. When he woke up this January, he found himself back even in the polls, with neither a press conference nor another overhyped presidential televised address to be heard. Read more →

America’s Two-Front War

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

America has the slows. Sometime about mid-2009 America began changing psychologically. True, to the naked eye, America retained the old hustle and bustle, but in an insidious fashion it began to think a bit differently. Read more →

A Novel VDH

Reliving the fall of Sparta: An interview.

by Katheryn Jean Lopez

National Review Online

Victor Davis Hanson, known as VDH to his fans, has a new book out. This time, it’s a novel, The End of Sparta. He talked with National Review Online’s Kathryn Jean Lopez about the Greeks and the novel. Read more →

Newt Challenges the Myth of Palestinian Nationalism

by Bruce S. Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

Newt Gingrich touched off a mini-firestorm when he told a Jewish television channel that the Palestinians are an “invented” people “who are in fact Arabs,” and “who were historically part of the Arab community.” Read more →

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